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La Plata Electric evaluating its energy options

The business model for Tri-State Generation & Transmission is in the cross-hairs as Durango-based La Plata Electric Association studies its long-term options. Continue reading

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Luck but also tools saved avalanche victim

The reasons this backcountry skier from Durango lived to see another day  DURANGO, Colo. – An unnamed man lives today in Durango partly because he and his companion took all the right tools on a backcountry skiing trip. But he … Continue reading

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January storms a challenge in mountain towns

Prodigious storms both thrilling and a challenge for mountain towns by Allen Best CRESTED BUTTE, Colo. – Jim Schmidt, a former mayor of Crested Butte, has been shoveling snow there for 40 years. Sunday was the first day in three weeks this … Continue reading

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